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by xtavras
21 Sep 2012, 11:54
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Boot Porteus using a serial console (rs232)
Replies: 0
Views: 1549

Boot Porteus using a serial console (rs232)

Hi *, is it possible? I am a noob in serial (rs-232) questions, so I appreciate any help. background: I've many car-computers, where I use Porteus as live system. Unfortunately using a monitor is not always possible or too complicated, so serial with only one laptop and cable would be great alternat...
by xtavras
09 Nov 2011, 07:53
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: [Solved] Framebuffer disable
Replies: 7
Views: 3720

Re: [Solved] Framebuffer disable

Hi,

no, X will not start, here is the Xlog

http://pastebin.com/i9nFgpLv
by xtavras
08 Nov 2011, 11:58
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: [Solved] Framebuffer disable
Replies: 7
Views: 3720

Re: Framebuffer disable

Thanks a lot fanthom!

the xgifb blacklisting has helped me, it works now.

Solution for all:
$ mkdir -p /path/to/your/usb-flash/porteus/rootcopy/etc/modprobe.d
$ echo "blacklist xgifb" > /path/to/your/usb-flash/porteus/rootcopy/etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-xgifb.conf
by xtavras
08 Nov 2011, 08:12
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: [Solved] Framebuffer disable
Replies: 7
Views: 3720

Re: Framebuffer disable

Hi fanthom, thx for your help. its not a standard hardware and namely lspci says: "VGA: XGI Technology Inc. (eXtreme Graphics Innovation) Z11/Z11M". SystemrescueCD can handle it, but I don't like it and would like to use Porteus instead :) btw, the blackscreen comes immediately after the "triggering...
by xtavras
07 Nov 2011, 14:01
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: [Solved] Framebuffer disable
Replies: 7
Views: 3720

[Solved] Framebuffer disable

Hi,

is it possible to turn off the framebuffer during "only text-mode" boot? otherwise there is only the black screen, standard options, like "vga=normal" or "nofb" don't help.

Thx,
Stan